Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Directions and Lodging

Directions to Race Site (from I-94):

FROM SOUTH (Chicago): Exit at Highway C/ Wilmot Rd (exit 345) and go east. Turn right onto Hwy 50/ 75th Street. Follow Hwy 50 into Kenosha. Make a left (North) onto Sheridan Road. Make a right (East) onto 54th Street. Race site is at 54th Street and 1st Ave. Parking info is below.

FROM NORTH (Milwaukee): Exit at WI-158 E/ 52nd Street (Exit 342) and go east. Make a right (South) onto Sheridan Road. Make a left (East) onto 54th Street. Race site is at 54th Street and 1st Ave. Parking info is below.

Need additional directions? Make your Destination Search the Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 1st Ave., Kenosha, WI.


Parking Information can be found HERE.


Host Hotel Wyndham Garden – Kenosha Harborside
Hotel website

Book a room at the Wyndham Garden – Kenosha Harborside (formally the Best Western) via its website. We will post information about how to register in the Wisconsin Marathon’s block of rooms when we receive it from the hotel. The Wyndham Garden – Kenosha Harborside is the closest hotel to the start line, so rooms will fill fast.


Additional Recommended Lodging

For more info on lodging and the Kenosha area, go to



The Kenosha YMCA has graciously allowed our runners to use their shower facilities after the race if they are needed. To use the showers at the Y, you need to 1) show your race bib in order to enter, 2) bring your own towel, and 3) use the team locker rooms only.

The Kenosha YMCA is located at 7101 53rd Street in Kenosha. 


Ride Sharing Program


Need a ride to the race? The Wisconsin Marathon has partnered with SweetenTheRide to help runners and spectators to Kenosha on race morning.

SweetenTheRide! now makes it easier than ever, a lot more interesting and a little bit more cost-effective to get to and from Kenosha for the Wisconsin Marathon this April. A carpooling service designed by and for racers, SweetenTheRide matches drivers with riders headed to and from the Wisconsin Marathon/Half Marathon/5k.

Sign up on the STR! website is simple and easy. Submit your information and start receiving matches based on your preferences. Select a match, communicate, agree on a fare, set up your travel times and transact completely online.

Find a traveler similar to you, or completely different to get a different perspective. Discuss racing strategy the whole way or ease your nerves and listen to great tunes. Our goal is to make your race experience better than ever before!

SweetenTheRide – FAQs